Jordan’s economic troubles may leave it vulnerable to Islamic State

The Times of Israel: “Amid the chaos of the Arab-Spring-turned-winter, the Hashemite Kingdom has remained calm. But a refugee influx has exacerbated its financial...

For Once, Low Oil Prices May Be a Problem for World’s Economy

Bloomberg News: "For the last 75 years, almost every economic crisis has been preceded by an oil price spike. The worry now is that...

So It Begins: Bloomberg Op-Ed Calls For An End Of Cash

Zero Hedge: “In a moment of curious serendipity, a little over 90 minutes after we showed what a dystopian, centrally-planned, cashless society unleashed in...

Central Banks Intensify Campaign for Negative Rates

Bloomberg: With about a quarter of the world economy now in negative-rate territory, the policy reflects pressure to do even more to ignite inflation...

Ray Dalio Admits QE Won’t Work, But Asks For More Anyway

  Zero Hedge: "While not as dire as his Davos forecast, in which he warned that "if assets remain correlated and things continue to move...

Kerry Says It’s OK If Iran Nuclear Deal Money Funds Terrorism

Investors Business Daily Op-Ed: “Iran: Secretary of State John Kerry reaffirmed what President Obama admitted months ago: Their nuclear deal provides cash that will...

Did Mario Draghi Stop the Market Crash?

Bloomberg: “Stocks rose around the world, extending Thursday’s rebound from a 2 1/2-year low, on speculation that central banks will expand stimulus measures to...

Davos: Just 62 people own as much wealth as half the world’s population

Market Watch: "The wealth divide between the world’s richest and poorest is turning into a Grand Canyon. Last year, just 62 individuals held wealth equivalent...

Evidence mounting that the Fed made a mistake

The Washington Examiner: "Markets are suggesting that the Federal Reserve made a mistake in raising interest rates in December. Stock markets cratered to end the...
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